Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Nathan Johnson
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2019

Number of Bills: 37

SB 3 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Hughes | Hinojosa | Buckingham | West | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 28 2019 12:30AM
Caption: Relating to additional funding to school districts for classroom teacher and librarian salaries.

SB 7 Author: Creighton | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Flores | et al.
Coauthor: Johnson | Schwertner | Fallon | Campbell | Rodríguez | et al.
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 06/13/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects.

SB 63 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Coauthor: Johnson | Nichols | Hancock | West | Powell | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

SB 90 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Johnson | Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees.

SB 118 Author: West
Coauthor: Johnson
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

SB 147 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Menéndez | Miles | Johnson
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

SB 152 Author: Rodríguez | Whitmire
Coauthor: Johnson
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.

SB 156 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Johnson | Miles
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense.

SB 157 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Johnson
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to extreme risk protective orders and the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

SB 213 Author: Seliger
Coauthor: West | Birdwell | Watson | Flores | Perry | et al.
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

SB 232 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Johnson
Sponsor: Bernal
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to parental notification by a school district regarding high school graduation requirements.

SB 387 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Nichols | Nelson | Hinojosa | Hughes | Zaffirini | et al.
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to judicial compensation and the contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and administration of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and Plan Two; making conforming changes.

SB 418 Author: Miles
Coauthor: West | Hinojosa | Johnson
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

SB 550 Author: West
Coauthor: Johnson
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

SB 628 Author: Whitmire
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Johnson
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.

SB 637 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Johnson
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.

SB 708 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Campbell | Johnson | Lucio | Alvarado
Sponsor: Raney | Hinojosa | Clardy | Meza | Meyer
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to collection and use of child safety data for licensed day-care centers.

SB 734 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Johnson
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

SB 810 Author: Perry | Flores
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Johnson
Sponsor: Cyrier | Larson | Price | King, Tracy O. | Paddie
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the identification of breeder deer.

SB 1028 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Johnson
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the locations at which a cottage food production operation may sell products.

SB 1050 Author: Hughes
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Johnson
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a health care quality provider participation program; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 1200 Author: Campbell | Buckingham
Coauthor: Fallon | Hinojosa | Menéndez | Seliger | Johnson
Sponsor: Miller | Sheffield | Lambert | Buckley
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain military spouses to engage in a business or occupation in this state.

SB 1283 Author: Miles
Coauthor: Johnson | Lucio
Sponsor: Wu | Klick | Rose
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the availability under Medicaid of certain drugs used to treat human immunodeficiency virus or prevent acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

SB 1355 Author: Powell
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Johnson
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Referred to Public Education: May 16 2019 3:45PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the work-based learning task force.

SB 1445 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Johnson | Miles | Alvarado
Sponsor: Meza | Klick
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

SB 1494 Author: Paxton
Coauthor: Nichols | Hughes | Flores | Lucio | Whitmire | et al.
Sponsor: Wu | Miller | Klick | Hinojosa | Rose
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of personal information of certain employees and contractors of the Department of Family and Protective Services and of certain elected officials.

SB 1640 Author: Watson | Bettencourt
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Johnson | Zaffirini | Buckingham | West
Sponsor: Phelan | Murr | Meyer | Guerra | Canales
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the open meetings law.

SB 1658 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Johnson | Fallon
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the territory of and fees imposed by certain emergency communication districts.

SB 1667 Author: Buckingham
Coauthor: Johnson | Campbell | Hinojosa | Miles | West | et al.
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

SB 1828 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Hancock | Seliger | Hinojosa | Lucio | Paxton | et al.
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Holocaust Remembrance Week in public schools.

SB 1834 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Johnson | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Rose | Rodriguez | Thompson, Senfronia | Collier
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study and pilot program regarding the use of incentives to purchase certain fruits or vegetables under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

SB 2297 Author: Powell
Coauthor: Miles | Menéndez | Huffman | Hinojosa | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a review by the state auditor of certain assessment instruments administered to public school students.

SB 2299 Author: Powell
Coauthor: Watson | Rodríguez | West | Flores | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities.

SB 2551 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Johnson | Menéndez | Hughes | Lucio
Sponsor: Burrows | Moody | Leach | Longoria | Meyer
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability, payment, and benefits for certain workers' compensation claims.

SJR 24 Author: Kolkhorst | Buckingham | Campbell | Flores | Hinojosa | et al.
Coauthor: Powell | Fallon | Seliger | Schwertner | Johnson | et al.
Sponsor: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

SJR 37 Author: Whitmire
Coauthor: Johnson
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to an accused person if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim of the alleged offense.

SJR 59 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Johnson
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing daylight saving time in Texas.

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